Autonomous electric ferry can be called like an elevator
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At Springwise, we have been covering a number of innovations in the field of autonomous vehicles. These include a self-driving cargo ship and a driverless, emissions-free truck. Now engineers in Norway have developed an electric, driverless ferry, which they hope could end the need for building expensive bridges or manned ferries to carry people over the country's many rivers and canals. The ferry was developed by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and has been dubbed the ‘autoferry'. A half-scale version is currently being tested, shuttling people and bicycles across the Trondheim channel between Ravnkloa and Vestre Kanalhavn. The…
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